Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Foundation of America

Chris Schneider

Chris Schneider (He/Him/His) is AFA’s Director of Media Relations. In this role, he leads and oversees all aspects of AFA’s public/media relations and marketing. Chris works to increase awareness of AFA’s programs and services and connect people with information through earned media placements and AFA’s digital and print platforms. Since joining AFA in 2017, Chris has helped to significantly increase AFA’s earned media exposure, reach, and national presence. Prior to joining AFA, Chris spent over 14 years in public service, serving as a Director of Communications and a Deputy Chief of Staff in the New York State Senate, where he worked to connect people with services, organized and implemented community programs, and kept the public and media informed about policy and legislative issues. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, sports (let’s go Mets!), reading, and traveling. Chris has a B.A. in history and a B.A. in sociology/criminal justice from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.